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Nazarbayev calls EXPO-2017 case convicts embezzled

Astana has hosted the VII Congress of Judges of Kazakhstan with participation of the Head of State

Nazarbayev calls EXPO-2017 case convicts embezzled
Litvinenko widow says UK inquiry has uncovered 'truth'
Litvinenko widow says UK inquiry has uncovered 'truth'

The widow of a Russian ex-spy fatally poisoned in London said she believed a British judge-led inquiry had uncovered the "truth" into his death as it heard its final submissions.

Litvinenko widow says UK inquiry has uncovered 'truth'
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Ex-Prime Minister of Kazakhstan appears before court

Former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has appeared before the court on charges of large scale corruption.

Ex-Prime Minister of Kazakhstan appears before court
Vladimir Koshlyak and Alnur Musayev ©REUTERS
Viennese court acquits two men of murder in high-profile Aliyev's case; Kazakhstan contends Austrian judge biased

Vladimir Koshlyak and Alnur Musayev acquitted by jury in Austria of murdering two Kazakhstani bankers back in 2007.

Viennese court acquits two men of murder in high-profile Aliyev's case; Kazakhstan contends Austrian judge biased
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Foreigners commit increasing number of offences in Kazakhstan

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan reports that foreigners are now committing more administrative offences.

Foreigners commit increasing number of offences in Kazakhstan
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A Syrian fined for throwing a cigarette butt in Astana

A Syrian national was fined for throwing a cigarette butt in Astana.

A Syrian fined for throwing a cigarette butt in Astana
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Boston marathon bombing: Azamat Tazhayakov sentenced to 3.5 years prison term in US

Boston bomber's friend Azamat Tazhayakov sentenced to 3.5 years in prison in the US.

Boston marathon bombing: Azamat Tazhayakov sentenced to 3.5 years prison term in US
From left to right: Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Dias Kadyrbayev sentenced to 6 years of prison

Boston marathon bombing case sees one of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends, a Kazakh student, sentenced to six years imprisonment for obstruction of justice.

Dias Kadyrbayev sentenced to 6 years of prison
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Kazakhstan's Attorney General in talks with US Ambassador to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s Attorney General Askhat Daulbayev has met with the US Ambassador to Kazakhstan George Krol this Tuesday in Astana.

Kazakhstan's Attorney General in talks with US Ambassador to Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan crushes on bribery in high-profile case

Ex-deputy Governor, advisor to the Governor and several businessmen were found guilty in a corruption scandal that rocked Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan crushes on bribery in high-profile case
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Kazakhstan's Aliyev received death threats in Austrian jail: media

Reports in the media suggest Kazakhstan's Rakhat Aliyev received death threats while awaiting trial in the Austrian prison of Josefstadt.

Kazakhstan's Aliyev received death threats in Austrian jail: media
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USA, Kazakhstan sign deal on cooperation in criminal cases investigations

USA and Kazakhstan have signed an agreement on cooperating in investigation of crimes.

USA, Kazakhstan sign deal on cooperation in criminal cases investigations
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French court to decide on Ablyazov extradition on March 4

The French Court of Cassation will pronounce its rule on the fate of the fugitive Kazakh billionaire Mukhtar Ablyazov on March 4.

French court to decide on Ablyazov extradition on March 4
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Kazakhstan's Ministry sues Eurocopter Kazakhstan Engineering

Committee of Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan sues Eurocopter Kazakhstan Engineering for failing to fulfill its public procurement obligations.

Kazakhstan's Ministry sues Eurocopter Kazakhstan Engineering
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Rakhat Aliyev trial in Vienna postponed

The trial on murder-related charges against the former son-in-law of Kazakhstan's President has been postponed in Vienna.

Rakhat Aliyev trial in Vienna postponed
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Viennese prosecutors charge Rakhat Aliyev with double-murder

Austrian prosecutors have formally charged the fugitive Kazakh tycoon Rakhat Aliyev with murdering two bankers in Kazakhstan in 2007.

Viennese prosecutors charge Rakhat Aliyev with double-murder
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Austrian prosecutors may present charges against Aliyev this December

Charges against the fugitive Kazakh tycoon Rakhat Aliyev may be brought in Austria as early as this month.

Austrian prosecutors may present charges against Aliyev this December
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Maltese court says their police has no jurisdiction to investigate torture claims against Rakhat Aliyev

Magistrate in Malta has ruled that the criminal complaint against Rakhat Aliyev filed by two Kazakh bodyguards alleging torture cannot be investigated by Maltese police.

Maltese court says their police has no jurisdiction to investigate torture claims against Rakhat Aliyev
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Kazakhstan introduces arrest for misdemeanors with no detention homes in place

Kazakhstan has changed its legislature to huminize the justice system by differentiating between crimincal misdemeanor and criminal offence. The first is supposed to be punished by arrest but there are no detention homes in Kazakhstan. Even more, the courts will gain the right to order arrest for misdemeanors only starting January 1, 2017. That is, two years from now.

Kazakhstan introduces arrest for misdemeanors with no detention homes in place
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Ads agency fined millions for gay smooch poster in Kazakhstan

Losing the third case in a row over the scandalous gay smooch ad, Havas Worldwide Kazakhstan is facing bankruptcy with the new verdict.

Ads agency fined millions for gay smooch poster in Kazakhstan